Chief Operating Officer (Diagnostics) – Wiltshire

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently looking for a Chief Operating Officer to join an international medical device organisation, specialising in the development & manufacturing of industry changing molecular diagnostic technology to be based from their site in Wiltshire.


As the Chief Operating Officer (COO), you will be responsible for planning, developing & implementing strategies across operational management & development including management of internal operations encompassing commercial manufacturers, supply chain, logistics, materials management & technical support to customers.

Your duties will include:

  • A key member of the Executive Leadership Team liaising with other Directors & Managers, coupled with leading, managing & developing Operations Team.
  • Lead, drive and manage the development and evaluation of the Company operational strategy and performance.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development.
  • Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities, development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales.
  • Maintain awareness & knowledge of operational best practice to achieve company goals.
  • Represent the company at meetings with external parties, customers & at industry events / conferences.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing Diagnostic organisation, which in return offers a negotiable salary & benefits package.

Qualifications and Skills:

To be considered for this Chief Operating Officer role, the successful candidate will have a Degree / PhD in a Life Science or Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and:

  • Proven track record of growing R&D / Medical Device companies.
  • Working knowledge of the Medical Device and/or Diagnostic industries.
  • Extensive experience of developing & implementing operational strategies (e.g. Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics).
  • Demonstrated commercial experience.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Chief Operating Officer role please contact Andrew Bolton on 01438 723 500 or email Please quote reference ST23651 in all correspondence.

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